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Accelerated Master of Business

Northcentral University's Accelerated Master of Business Administration program is designed to give professionals the opportunity to complete the degree requirements in one year. Read on to learn more about the Accelerated MBA program.

Official Program Name:

Accelerated Master of Business Administration

School Offering Program:

Northcentral University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

If you're considering applying to Northcentral University's Accelerated MBA program, you should possess strong problem-solving and communication skills. To qualify for admission to Northcentral University's online graduate programs, you must already possess a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The Accelerated Master of Business Administration program at Northcentral University is designed to be completed in one year. The degree program is best suited to working professionals who want to further their career options without sacrificing time away from their jobs. Students enrolled in the accelerated option should expect to spend at least 30 to 35 hours a week on coursework and projects. Some of the areas of specialization that are available include homeland security, human resources, management, project management, and entrepreneurship.

Learning Format:


Program Length/Total Credits Required:

30 credits

Financial Aid:

Financial aid is available to qualifying students. Graduate students may apply for Federal Stafford Loan or the Federal Graduate PLUS Loan. Military personnel and veterans may qualify for special assistance or tuition reduction.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for an Accelerated Master of Business Administration:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Northcentral University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Foundation Courses (21 credits)

  • MBA 5102: Welcome to Changing Times - Business in the 21st Century
  • MBA 5110: Managing People and Teams
  • MBA 5121: Managerial Decision-Making
  • MBA 5130: Managing Business Finances
  • MBA 5140: Operations Management
  • MBA 5150: Innovation and Marketing
  • MBA 6010: Strategic Planning

Specialization Area (9 credits)

  • Applied Computer Science
  • Building Creativity
  • Change and Innovation
  • Computer and Information Security
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Criminal Justice
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management
  • General Business
  • Health Care Administration
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Engineering and Technology
  • Marketing
  • Performance Improvement
  • Project Management
  • Public Administration

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of Northcentral University's Accelerated Master of Business Administration can pursue many opportunities in the business field. Job candidates should have excellent analytical skills and feel comfortable in positions of leadership. Potential areas for employment in the business field could include management, banking and finance, human resources, and consulting. Some possible careers may include:

  • Project manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Finance officer
  • Marketing manager
  • Business analyst

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